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Bliss Media Limited
Company typePrivate
IndustryEntertainment industry
FoundedShanghai, China (2011)
FounderWei Han, CEO & President, Film Producer
HeadquartersShanghai, China
Number of locations
2
(with office also in Los Angeles, California, United States
ProductsMotion pictures
Websiteblissmedialtd.com

Bliss Media is a Chinese film company specializing in international film financing, production and distribution. The company was founded in 2011 and now holds offices in both Shanghai and Los Angeles. It has been involved in the investment, production and distribution process of international feature films including Hacksaw Ridge, Jackie, and Loving.[1] Hacksaw Ridge ultimately became the highest grossing imported war film in China.[2]

Founder

The founder of Bliss Media is Chinese American producer Wei Han. She has a background in investment banking.[3] She has also been part of the executive producer team for the 2016 movie Jackie.[4]

Filmography

Year Title Notes
2013 The Lovers
(known as Time Traveller in UK)
One of the production companies
2016 Hacksaw Ridge Acquired Chinese distribution rights[5]
Jackie One of the production companies; acquired Chinese distribution rights[6]
Loving Its affiliate company Insiders is in charge of international sales[1]
2017 S.M.A.R.T. Chase One of two production companies & co-distributor[7][8]
Kings One of the production companies & co-distributor[9]
2020 Resistance One of the production companies[10]
2022 The Moon & the Sun
(known as The King's Daughter going forward)
One of the production companies[11]
2023 Ferrari uncredited; One of the production companies[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Brzeski, Patrick (11 February 2016). "China's Bliss Media Takes Stake in Wild Bunch's Insiders" (Press release). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  2. ^ Kay, Jeremy. "'Hacksaw Ridge' becomes biggest imported war film in China". Screendaily.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  3. ^ Goldstein, Gregg (8 November 2015). "YooZoo Bliss Fund Finances 'League of Angels'". Variety.com. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  4. ^ Barraclough, Leo (16 December 2015). "First Look: Natalie Portman Stars as Jacqueline Kennedy in 'Jackie'". Variety.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  5. ^ Busch, Anita (12 January 2017). "'Hacksaw Ridge' To Pass $100M At Int'l Box Office This Weekend". Deadline.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  6. ^ Barraclough, Leo (16 December 2015). "First Look: Natalie Portman Stars as Jacqueline Kennedy in 'Jackie'". Variety.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  7. ^ Goodfellow, Melanie. "IMR revs up Orlando Bloom-starrer 'S.M.A.R.T. Chase'". Screen International. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  8. ^ "S.M.A.R.T. Chase new movie poster released". S.M.A.R.T. Chase at Sina Weibo. Bliss Media. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  9. ^ McNary, David (15 December 2016). "China's Bliss Media, Maven Pictures to Finance Halle Berry's L.A. Riots Movie (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Jesse Eisenberg WW2 Pic 'Resistance' Lands At IFC – AFM". Deadline. 10 November 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  11. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (20 March 2015). "Paramount's 'The Moon And The Sun' Off Schedule, Release Set For 'Same Kind Of Different'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017.